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Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 631 works in 1,110 publications in 3 languages and 29,429 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Biographical films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Fiction  Science fiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Copyright holder, Director, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 1910, New Englander Sarah Wheaton answers an ad for a mail-order bride placed by Kansas farmer Jacob Witting, a widower rearing two children. She begins a 30 day trial period as their guest and enthusiastically assumes all motherly responsibilities. As the days pass, this lonely, motherless family gradually opens their hearts to Sarah and slowly comes to terms with their painful past. Their lives again become spontaneous and magical. Love and respect replace fear and distrust as they join together as a family"--Container
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 1880, une unité de cavalerie conduit une campagne contre une bande d'Indiens maraudeurs à la frontière du Mexique
It's a wonderful life by James Stewart( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's death, George Bailey gives up dreams of travel and a college education to run the family's financially troubled building and loan company. On the day before Christmas when conditions are at their worst, George tries to commit suicide. He is unsuccessful because Clarence, George's guardian angel, intervenes. Expressing the wish that he had never been born, George is made to understand the value of life when he sees how adversely lives of citizens in Bedford Falls would have been affected had he never lived
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American prize-fighter kills a man in the ring, he returns to the Irish village where he was born to find peace. There he meets and falls in love with the sister of the village bully
High noon by Gary Cooper( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In High noon, a retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. In The making of High noon, Leonard Maltin gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a classic film
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as the weight of their crimes proves their undoing. The 21 minutes cut upon its initial release have been put back, and the original soundtrack, with the cast using Scottish accents has been restored
O pioneers! by Willa Cather( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm and her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Consisting of a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's "numbers banks" but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Caesar, returning to Rome after a triumphant battle, is unaware that Cassius, Brutus and Casca are disturbed by his growing power and are secretly plotting his assassination
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Miles Bennell becomes puzzled by his patient's disturbing behavior, he slowly begins to unravel the bizarre mystery that plagues the town. It seems an extraterrestrial form of plant life has descended on the village, giant "pods" containing formless aliens that are systematically taking over the bodies of townspeople whenever they sleep. Now only he and a small band of friends are left to warn the world of the deadly invasion!
La dolce vita by Federico Fellini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist ventures into the decadent society of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him totally disillusioned
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an actor unable to separate the roles he plays on stage from his private life. Ronald Colman gives a brilliant performance as Anthony John, an actor playing Othello, who is obsessed by the role to the extent that he feels he must murder his ex-wife who happens to be cast as Desdemona
The red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involves a young boy's love for his horse, and the inter-family conflict it creates. The boy's father, having married into a ranch family, finds it difficult to adjust to rural life after abandoning his teaching career. A hired ranch hand becomes the boy's source for horse training, as well as guidance and affection, while the small red pony becomes the source of the family's reconciliation
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the sudden death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent from their home in India to the English estate of a distant family friend. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident occurred there. With the help of a local boy and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Body and soul by Robert Rossen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Father Goose( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beachcomber living on a south sea island during WWII works as a spotter for the navy. When he rescues a ship full of a teacher and 7 schoolgirls, his life becomes complicated
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Bovary is a woman possessed by a burning hunger for life and love--and a passion that can never be fulfilled. Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage, Emma indulges herself in a lifestyle of reckless overspending and a series of shocking affairs which threaten to destroy her and everyone around her
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
 
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The quiet manO pioneers!Invasion of the body snatchersLa dolce vitaPeter Shaffer's AmadeusMadame Bovary